Employers Match Donations for Pets in Need

The COVID-19 global pandemic has significantly impacted many nonprofits, including Seattle Humane. In this time of great uncertainty, many businesses are stepping up to help and leading by example through matching their employees’ gifts to nonprofits and the causes about which they are passionate.   Seattle Humane’s largest matching gift donor is Microsoft, which donated… Read more

Five Ways to Give Back for the Holidays

Searching for the perfect gift for that someone on your list who has everything? Want to find a meaningful way to give back this year? Here are five ways to bring cheer and joy to the wonderful pets of the world and their caretakers. Tribute gifts: If you lost a furry friend or know someone… Read more

Planned Giving 101: IRA Charitable Rollovers

Are you 70 1/2 years young and have to make a Required Minimum Distribution from your IRA before December 31? Do you want to take advantage of an easy tax-free way to support Seattle Humane’s work and help animals like Ernie find new families during this special time of year? It’s important to start the… Read more

Seattle Humane Transfers Cats from the Bahamas

YOU can help contribute to saving displaced Bahama cats by making a contribution: https://bit.ly/2JF6uC2 More than a dozen animals will be flown in from the country devastated by Hurricane Dorian; shelter also anticipates receiving animals displaced by California wildfires; more than 3,750 pets have been transferred to Seattle Humane so far this year. Earlier this… Read more

Planned Giving 101: Estate Planning

When it comes to estate planning, many folks are deterred from doing so because of the anticipated cost of retaining an attorney to provide advice and draft documents. However, basic estate planning may not cost as much as you think. To prepare estate plans, a lawyer may charge a flat fee between $300 and $1,200,… Read more

Two Young Animal Advocates Fighting to Stop Puppy and Kitten Mills

As many of you know, every year, millions of puppies and kittens are inhumanely bred in mills across the United States. Many of them are neglected and die from inhumane conditions, but two young Washington State animal welfare advocates, Novia Liu and Ava Finn, are committed to change that. In 2018, California and Maryland both… Read more

Host a Workplace Giving Event with Seattle Humane

Did you know you can host a workplace giving event for Seattle Humane? Invite us to give a presentation at your workplace! We can share important information about our mission and how your donations can help us save the lives of more than 7,000 animals this year. Your donations can often be doubled (or tripled)… Read more

Leaving a Legacy: Carol and Eric

Growing up with pets all their lives, Carol Anderson and Eric Botterbusch can’t imagine living in a home without furry companions. Their love for pets inspired their commitment to organizations that promote animal welfare. Carol and Eric’s involvement with Seattle Humane first began when they attended “Walk for the Animals” with their adopted rescue dog,… Read more

2019 Pet Food Bank update

When times are tough, here’s how we can help When people suffer, pets do too. That’s why Seattle Humane collects, packages and distributes between 16,000 to 18,000 pounds of pet food every month through the Pet Food Bank. The Pet Food Bank serves more than 2,000 families at dozens of pick-up locations throughout King County.… Read more